Archive: 23/01/2007

Detecting land mines with sound

Researchers at MIT's Lincoln Laboratory are developing a highly pinpointed sound beam that can detect buried land mines from a safe distance. The new beam will use sound to seek out land mines like a bat uses sonar to hunt ...

dateJan 23, 2007 in Engineering
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Scientists observe drumlin beneath ice sheet

Scientists have discovered a warehouse-sized drumlin โ€“ a mound of sediment and rock โ€“ actively forming and growing under the ice sheet in Antarctica. Its discovery, and the rate at which it was formed, sheds new light ...

dateJan 23, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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Thinking with the spinal cord?

Two scientists from the University of Copenhagen have demonstrated that the spinal cord use network mechanisms similar to those used in the brain. The discovery is featured in the current issue of Science.

dateJan 23, 2007 in Medical research
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Hydrogen-powered lawnmowers?

In a breakthrough that could make fuel cells practical for such small machines as lawnmowers and chainsaws, researchers have developed a new mechanism to efficiently control hydrogen fuel cell power.

dateJan 23, 2007 in
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